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Ernest Warne SIMPSON

Regimental number2038
Place of birthWalgett New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor
AddressGPO, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Simpson, Croydon Avenue, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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